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Name
Language
English Meaning
Source
Comments
Naamah
Hebrew
Gracious; Lovely
Hurst
Sister of Tubal-Cain.
Hebrew
Gracious; Lovely
Hurst
Wife of king Solomon and mother of Rehoboam. She was a princess of the Ammonites.
See Aram Naharaim. "Aram of the Two Rivers" in the Land of the Chaldeans (area between Ararat and Mesopotamia). Mesopotamia was an ancient region between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. Ancient Egyptians called this region "Naharin"; Hittites named it "Hanigalbat". This also was recognized as the empire of Mitanni.
Nahom (Nehem)
Semitic
To Groan (See Picture)
Nibley
Place where Ishmael was buried in the Jawf Valley of modern Yemen.
Hebrew
Snorting [aka Nechor]
Nibley
Son of Serug. Husband of Milcah and Reumah. Father of Maachah and Terah. Uncle of Abram.
Hebrew
Beautiful; Pleasant
Hurst
Mother-in-law of Ruth and widow of Elimelech. Mother of Chilion and Mahlon. She called herself Mara, Hebrew term for "bitter".
Hebrew
Wrestling
Hurst
Second son of Jacob and Bilhah. See the 12 Tribes of Israel.
Hebrew
Engravers; Openers
Hurst
Son of Egyptus and Mizraim. He was known in ancient Egypt as Pharaoh and Na-Ptah.
Narrow Neck of Land
Joseph Smith Jr. believed it was the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in modern Mexico.
Nations of Earth
Nations of the world after the Ark of Noah and dispersion of his descendants. See Map of the Nations.
Nature
Principle of energy and control; priesthood power in action. See Kae-e-vanrash.
Nazarite
Hebrew
Consecrated Man
Hurst
See Old Testament (Judges 13:5)
Neapolis
Greek
New Town
Hurst
Port town of Philippi. See picture of modern Kavala.
Hebrew
Aspect; Sight
Hurst
Husband of Zeruah and father of Jeroboam, who became king of Israel.
Nebo
Semitic
Proclaimer; Prophet
Hurst
Chaldean god of wisdom.
Necho 2
Egyptian
He is Smitten; Lame
(See Picture)
Hurst;
Nibley
Pharaoh of ancient Egypt during the time of Lehi.
Neferu
Egyptian
Perfections (See Picture)
Nibley
Similar to Hebrew term of Thummim. See Facsimile 1-3
Hebrew
Breath of Life
Hurst
This refers to the "spirit" of humans and animals. Basar refers to "flesh" of animals that have bones, not such things as microorganisms. The two joined together become a soul (human or animal). "And the spirit and the body are the soul of man." (D&C 88:15)
Nehaha
Nibley said this was an Egyptian term, and the whip in facsimile 2 #7 symbolized Creative Power and the Ultimate Endowment. See Picture.
Nehahr
Nibley said this was an Egyptian term for creative power obtained via the ultimate endowment.
Hebrew
Comfort of Jehovah
Hurst
Son of Hachaliah. Cupbearer to king Artaxerxes. Commissioned to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem.
Aramaic
Light
Hurst
He tricked Nephites Nephites and murdered Gideon. Nehor was executed on the Hill Manti.
Nehor
Aramaic
Light
Hurst
Jaredite city.
Nehor
Aramaic
Light
Hurst
Located in modern state of Veracruz, Mexico. See Picture.
Egyptian
"Mother Bee" Symbol
(See Picture)
Nibley
Note that the Crown of Egypt contained the red proboscis of a honeybee. She represented Egyptus, the original founder of Egypt.
Brown dwarf star that controls Planet X System of 5-7 planets, including Nibiru (now called Eris). Nemesis reportedly is a binary to our Sun.
1. Egyptian
2. Hebrew
1. My Lord is God [neb-hi]
2. Prophet [nabi] or [nebi]
Nibley
Son of Lehi and Sariah. While in the wilderness, he provided food for the families and later made gold plates. Each subsequent ruler of Nephites was titled Nephi.
1. Egyptian
2. Hebrew
1. My Lord is God [neb-hi]
2. Prophet [nabi] or [nebi]
Nibley
Son of Helaman and an excellent missionary.
1. Egyptian
2. Hebrew
1. My Lord is God [neb-hi]
2. Prophet [nabi] or [nebi]
Nibley
One of 12 disciples of Jesus Christ. See Picture.
1. Egyptian
2. Hebrew
1. My Lord is God [neb-hi]
2. Prophet [nabi] or [nebi]
Nibley
City of Kaminaljuyu (Guatemala City). Some think the city was father inland at the Salama Valley.
1. Egyptian
2. Hebrew
1. My Lord is God [neb-hi]
2. Prophet [nabi] or [nebi]
Nibley
Modern Guatemala.
Semitic
The Lord is Jehovah
Nibley
Father of Pahoran and second chief judge in Zarahemla.
Nephihah
Semitic
The Lord is Jehovah
Nibley
Probably in modern Belize.
Semitic
The Lord is Jehovah
Nibley
Probably area of Belize. See Xunantunich.
Nephilim
Hebrew
Giants; Fallen Ones
Hurst
See Old Testament (Genesis 6:4-6). "Sons of God" refer to holders of the priesthood; "Daughters of men" refer to those not worshipping God the Father.
Egyptian
People of Nephi
(See Empire Link)
B. Mormon
Their original settlement was at Nephi, but Zarahemla became their principal city.
Neshamah
Hebrew
Intellect and Spirit
Nazarenes
Refers to Sarah and the high intellectual and spiritual inclination in humanity. Nazarenes of Mount Carmel translation.
Netzach
Hebrew
Victory
Nazarenes
Refers to Venus (aka Nogah). Nazarenes of Mount Carmel translation.
Neum
Hebrew
Prophetic Utterance
Hurst
Prophet in Israel during the time of Lehi.
1. Akkadian
2. Sumerian
1. Point of Transition
2. Planet of Crossing
    (See Picture)
Hurst
Ancient Sumerians claimed this was a 12th planet in our solar system. They also called it Planet X. Mayans likewise claimed the existence of Nibiru. Said to be in the Planet X System that Nemesis controls.
      Historians opinion: Nibiru (20 times the size of Jupiter) and its "burning" moon passed between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. This action destroyed the ancient planet called Tiamat, making the Asteroid belt and Phobos. The Sumerian god of Chaos was called Tiamat.
Nibiru Timeline
Alleged effects in history from Nibiru (aka Eris). See Timeline.
Nicolaitanes
Followers of Nicolas of Antioch. The sect claimed licence for sexual sins.
Niger
Latin
Black
Bible
See New Testament (Acts 13:1)
Nile River
Greek
aka Aegyptus; Sethos
Nibley
See Egypt and Blue Nile.
Hebrew
Limpid; Pure
Hurst
Son of Akish, a Jaredite king. He and brothers waged war against Akish.
Semitic
Rebellion; The Valiant
(See Picture)
Hurst
Son of Cush; grandson of Ham. Great hunter and founder of Nineveh. Tradition claims he was a type of Abraham.
Semitic
Rebellion; The Valiant
Hurst
Son of Cohor, a Jaredite king.
Nimrod, Valley of
Semitic
Valley of the Rebel
Hurst
Located in modern Iraq on the Tigris River.
Nineveh
Semitic
Agreeable; Handsome
(See Picture)
Hurst
Capital of ancient Assyria; located on the Tigris River. Nimrod reputedly founded the city.
Adamic
Comfort; Rest
[nacham]
Bible
Built an ark to survive a flood. Father of Shem, Ham, and Japeth. See Picture.
Noah [King]
Adamic
Comfort; Rest
[nacham]
Bible
Son of Zeniff. He ordered the death of Abinadi the prophet. See Picture.
Adamic
Comfort; Rest
[nacham]
Bible
Son of Corihor, a Jaredite ruler.
Noah
Adamic
Comfort; Rest
[nacham]
Bible
Probably Seibal in Guatemala.
Noah's Ark
Genesis 6 stated the size of Noah's ark as: Length = 300 cubits; Width = 50 cubits; Height = 30 cubits. This was about the size and shape of a modern oil super tanker.
According to Jewish historical writings, God inspired selected animals to arrive at and board the ark. He also inspired wild animals to surround the ark, thus preventing people from boarding the ark once rain poured down. This act was necessary to safeguard success of Noah's mission. It eventually landed on Mount Ararat.
Greek
New Town
Hurst
Ancient city of priests near Mount of Olives. See Map.
Nod
Adamic
Vagabond; Wandering
Hurst
Land east of Eden where Cain lived.
Hebrew
Nazarenes
Nazarenes of Mount Carmel translation.
Novus Ordo Seclorum
Latin
New Secular Order
Hurst
Statement on a United States $1 bill (New World Order).
Nubia
Egyptian
Gold [nbw]
Hurst
Region south of Upper Egypt (see map of Nubia). Nubia was also called Kush.
Nut
Egyptian
Sky
Hurst
See Picture.

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